Vulgate Bible

[ (vul-gayt) ]

A Latin translation of the Bible (see also Bible) made by the scholar Jerome, a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, in the fourth century. This translation was the standard Bible of the Western world until the Reformation. Vulgate comes from a Latin word meaning “common,” because Jerome's translation used the Latin of everyday speech.

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